Piper Aircraft has received Type Certificate change approval from the FAA to incorporate the Garmin GFC 700 flight control system in the Garmin G1000-equipped twin-engine Seminole aircraft.
Garmin has introduced the GDL 84 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink, which is the latest addition to Garmin’s lineup of certified ADS-B solutions.
The GDL 84 provides an all-inclusive, minimally intrusive solution for aircraft owners looking to satisfy the requirements of NextGen, while providing the benefits offered by ADS-B In without the need to significantly modify the panel of the aircraft or the need for a multifunction display, according to Garmin officials.
MYGOFLIGHT, maker of iPad and tablet gear for pilots, will showcase a working prototype of a Heads Up Display (HUD) for aviation at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention Oct. 21-23 in Orlando.
Efforts are underway to have the first production article in early 2015, according to company officials.
Garmin and Jeppesen have introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots utilizing Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates time-consuming data validation processes that are required for RNP AR flights, according to company officials.
Aspen Avionics, manufacturer of the Evolution Flight Display system, has received FAA certification for its Evolution VFR PFD, a glass panel display designed specifically for pilots flying in the Visual Flight Rules (VFR) environment. Deliveries begin this month.
Garmin has introduced the G1000 FliteLevel Service Contract, which is a new extended warranty program for aircraft that are both in and out of warranty coverage.
CLEARWATER, Fla. — National Aviation Academy (NAA) is hosting a fall career fair on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to the public.
Companies scheduled to attend include: Aerotek, American Flyers, Boeing South Carolina, Bombardier Learjet, Cape Air, Eagle Creek Aviation Services, Endeavor Air, General Atomics Aeronautical, GoJet Airlines, Honeywell, Kelly Services, LiveTV, Lockheed Martin, Naples Jet Center, Pall Aerospace, Pemco, Republic Airways, SkyWest Airlines, Thales Avionics, Trans States Airlines, U.S. Air Force and United Airlines.
Quest Aircraft Co. has received final approval from the FAA for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK.
The Aircraft Electronics Association’s recently released second-quarter 2014 Avionics Market Report shows that in the three-month period of April, May and June 2014, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $652 million.
That represented a 2.7% increase in sales compared to the second-quarter 2013 amount of more than $635 million as reported a year ago by the participating companies.